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Pharmacological Therapies and Implications for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders

Pharmacological Therapies and Implications for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders reviews the medications used to treat Opioid Use Disorders. Different dosage forms, administration aspects, key interactions and monitoring parameters will be discussed.

Presenters: 

Robert Kaufman, PharmD;
Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing

Mary Jo Cerepani, DNP, FNP-BC, ENP-C, FAANP, FAEN
Independent Family Nurse Practitioner

Brayden Kameg, BSN, RN, CARN
Associate Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing

Ann M. Mitchell, PhD, RN, FAAN, FIAAN
Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing

Learning Outcomes:

  • Review pharmacology of methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone including mechanism of action (MOA) and kinetics
  • Discuss different dosage forms and administration aspects
  • Highlight key interactions and monitoring parameters

Contact Hour: 1
                          Note: 1 contact hour may be used as Pharmacotherapeutic for this presentation

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